STA vs THU Dream11 : Melbourne Stars will take on Sydney Thunder in their second match of Big Bash League 2020/21 in Canberra on Saturday, December 12. Stars kicked off their campaign with an easy win over Brisbane Heat and they will look to continue their winning momentum. On the other hand, Sydney Thunder will also look to begin their new season on winning note and both the sides should give their best in this STA vs THU Dream 11 prediction match.
STA vs THU Prediction Today Big Bash League T20 Match Info :
League Match, Big Bash League – T20
Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Thunder
Saturday, 12 December 2020 at 10.35 AM (IST)
Stadium – Manuka Oval, Canberra
Standings at the Points Table (League Stage) –
Melbourne Stars – 2 points from 1 match
Sydney Thunder – 0 points from 0 matches
Last Match at Manuka Oval, Canberra –
Melbourne Stars (129/4) beat Brisbane Heat (125) by 6 wickets on 11 December 2020.
Pitch Report :
Pitch of Manuka Oval, Canberra did support bowlers as well as batsmen. Fast bowlers will enjoy bowling here especially with the new ball and once the match progresses it’ll get better for batting so a score of 170 plus runs will be a par score here.
STA Team News :
Melbourne Stars kicked off their campaign with a fantastic win over Brisbane Heat as they easily beat them by 6 wickets. Their fast bowlers did a superb job and then batsmen did the job with ease. Nathan Coulter Nile, Glenn Maxwell, Marcus Stoinis, Hilton Cartwright and Adam Zampa will be the key players for them in this STA vs THU Dream11 prediction
STA Playing 11 (Expected) :
Marcus Stoinis, Andre Fletcher, Hilton Cartwright, Ben Dunk (wk), Glenn Maxwell (c), Nick Larkin, Nathan Coulter Nile, Clint Hinchliffe, Adam Zampa, Billy Stanlake, Dilbar Hussain
THU Team News :
Sydney Thunder will be eyeing a winning start of their new season and they’re set to play in the leadership of Callum Ferguson and he will have the support of Usman Khawaja, Alex Hales, Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams and Arjun Nair for this match.
THU Playing 11 (Expected) :
Usman Khawa, Alex Hales, Callum Ferguson (c), Alex Ross, Matt Gilkes (wk), Ben Cutting, Daniel Sams, Chris Green, Arjun Nair, Chris Tremain, Adam Milne
Melbourne Stars have kicked off their season with a win over Brisbane Heat and in this match Glenn Maxwell, Nathan Coulter Nile, Hilton Cartwright, Adam Zampa all did well and thus they have a inform line up and will be confident to carry their good form. On the other side, Sydney Thunder will have a fresh start against a tough side and they too have some fine players and considering both the sides’ strengths Melbourne Stars is favourite in this STA vs THU Today match prediction.
Captains picks :
Following players can be picked as captains for STA vs THU Dream11 team
Glenn Maxwell :
He continue his good from India series and in the first match against Brisbane Heat he bowled good three economical overs and then played 46 runs knock.
Performance in this series – 46 runs, bat avg – 46.0
Usman Khawaja :
In the opening he has been a consistent performer in this league.
Big Bash League records – 1380 runs, bat avg – 37.29
Vice-captain picks :
Following players can be picked as vice-captains for fantasy cricket teams –
Nathan Coulter Nile : The fast bowler kicked off his new BBL season in style as he picked up 4 wickets in the first match and down the order he is also a handy batsman.
Performance in this series – 4 wickets, bowl avg – 2.5
Daniel Sams : He was the top bowler from Sydney Thunder in the last season and will be a key player for his team this season and he can also bat.
Big Bash League records – 52 wickets, bowl avg – 18.36
Wicket keepers : M Gilkes
Batsmen : A Hales, U Khawaja, H Cartwright
All rounders : B Cutting, D Sams, G Maxwell, M Stoinis
Bowlers : C Green, D Hussain, N Coulter Nile